February 28, 2010

2 plans to integrate your Social Web presence

by Deltina Hay

Keeping your Social Web accounts up to date can seem overwhelming, but there are ways to make the process more painless. This presentation on Slideshare outlines two sample integration plans you can implement to help streamline your Social Web presence.

Let’s say that you have a blog as well as accounts on Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Flickr and YouTube. Continue reading

January 11, 2010

2010 predictions & recommendations for Web 2.0 and social networks

by Christopher Rollyson

The 21st century is proving to be volatile and disruptive in every way, and 2010 will continue the trend. Three disruptive forces are converging: the Industrial Economy, globalization, and the emerging Knowledge Economy. Continue reading

December 10, 2009

Do you have a strategy for social bookmarking and crowdsourcing?

by Deltina Hay

Here is part 7 of the series I will post over the next few months based on chapters from my new book, A Survival Guide to Social Media and Web 2.0 Optimization.

The book is meant to be a guide to building an optimized foundation in social Web for beginners and advanced users alike.

Chapter 7 of the book is about social bookmarking and crowdsourcing using news aggregators, enabling users to save and share their favorite Websites and determine the popularity of a news story, blog entry, or Website through various voting and rating systems. Continue reading

December 1, 2009

How to advertise your business on Facebook

by Deltina Hay

Here is part 6 of the series I will post over the next few months based on chapters from my new book, A Survival Guide to Social Media and Web 2.0 Optimization.

This book is meant to be a guide to building an optimized foundation in social Web for beginners and advanced users alike.

Chapter 6 of the book focuses on one of the most powerful social media strategies: social networking. Continue reading

September 21, 2009

Survival Guide Chapter 5: Podcasts, vidcasts and Webcasts

by Deltina Hay

Here is part 5 of the series I will post over the next few months based on chapters from my new book, A Survival Guide to Social Media and Web 2.0 Optimization. This book is meant to be a guide to building an optimized foundation in social Web for beginners and advanced users alike. Chapter 5 of the book discusses … Continue reading

September 10, 2009

5 questions for the author of ‘Trust Agents’

by JD Lasica

Chris Brogan and Julien Smith, co-authors of “Trust Agents,” at SOBcon in May. (Photo by JD Lasica) It’s always cool to see one of your friends hit the best-seller list, and that’s what just happened to Chris Brogan, the Tiger Woods of inbound marketing. Chris (@chrisbrogan on Twitter) and Julien Smith (@julien on Twitter) have their first book out: Trust … Continue reading